The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
A reprint of the 1849 edition
"This edition is limited to 500 copies. 25 copies on Japan paper, numbered 1 to 25; 475 copies on deckle-edged paper, numbered 26 to 500." This copy not numbered
Half-title (title of original edition): Bibliomania in the middle ages, or Sketches of bookworms, collectors, Bible students, scribes, and illuminators, from the Anglo-Saxon and Norman periods to the introduction of printing into England, with anecdotes illustrating the history of the monastic libraries of Great Britain in the olden time ..